IBM to build center of excellence in Romania

Apr 20, 2011
A fairgoer walks past the IBM logo at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT, in Hanover, Germany, March 2009. US computing giant IBM and the municipality of Targu-Mures on Wednesday signed an agreement on the construction of a center of excellence in the central Romanian city.

US computing giant IBM and the municipality of Targu-Mures on Wednesday signed an agreement on the construction of a center of excellence in the central Romanian city.

The agreement stipulates that Romanian researchers coming from universities in the Transylvania region will attend post-graduate courses in IBM centers around the world. They will then be employed by the center in Targu Mures.

researchers will meet Romanian professors and local authorities to decide on the activities and the funding of the site.

The center is part of a strategy called "Digital Mures" aimed at setting up a "scientific, research and medical IT city," the Romanian government said.

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